So how did I come to that decision after all I have not even seen the camcorder ! I take Alister Chapmans word as gospel on this camcorder, although Alister is a Sony man his reputation as a Director of Photography (DoP) is on the line with this camcorder. Alister reckons the PMW-350 is a lot quieter than the EX-3 which up till now was the GOLD standard HD camcorder that all other camcorders in that price bracket were judged by.
2/3″ chipset is mindblowing, this camera take my word for it will be taken on by broadcast companies who are using the EX-3 at the moment with 2/3″ lens adaptors.
As I have said before and will say again Sony are trailblazers when it comes to video gear, their commitment to giving you the best quality at the cost of higher spec camcorders in their range is unsurpassed and that’s why I give the Sony PMW-350 the HD Warrior Camcorder announcement of 2009 award.